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Raphanus raphanistrum L.
Family : BRASSICACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 669 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Raphanus
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Raphanus raphanistrum L. subsp. raphanistrum
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Raphanus raphanistrum var. microcarpus Lange (1865)
=Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. microcarpus (Lange) Thell. (1918)
=Raphanus raphanistrum var. hispidus Lange (1865)
=Raphanistrum segetum Baumg. (1816)
=Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. segetum (Baumg.) Bonnier (1912)
 
Taxon infra-specific
Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. landra (DC.) Bonnier & Layens (1894)
Raphanus raphanistrum subsp. maritimus (Sm.) Thell. (1918)
Raphanus raphanistrum L. subsp. raphanistrum
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb 20-150 cm tall, covered with rough hairs;…
Ecology : Weed, waste places; 1800-2400 m alt.
  Difficult to distinguish from (the cultivated) escaped R. sativus L.
  N. Africa, Europe, SW and C Asia; widely introduced elsewhere.
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual-Herb Ht 0.25 - 1 m. Alt 0 - 2450 m. Distribution: LES, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW, WC

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Fl. S. Africa 13: 14-15 (1970).

Bibliography for North Africa :
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  • Cat. Pl. Maroc 2: 290 (1932).  
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  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
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  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, J. MATHEZ, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (1999). Flore pratique du Maroc. vol. [1] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 1: 380
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More info on :
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see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Namibia photo from Kyffhauser
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 78012
 
Record n°78012
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